INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - The Kansas City Mavericks will get a refresher on the ‘fundies’ of hockey when they welcome the hit personalities from the social media accounts ‘On The Bench Crew’ to Silverstein Eye Centers Arena prior to the team’s 10 a.m. practice the morning of Monday, Oct. 9.
On The Bench Crew recently attended NHL Media Days and has shot ‘eppies’ with NHL stars Connor McDavid, Jack Eichel, Braden Holtby and Drew Doughty, among others. They can be found on Twitter (@OnTheBenchCrew), Instagram (on.the.bench), Facebook (On The Bench) and YouTube (On The Bench).
The crew is spending the duration of Sunday, Oct. 8 and the morning of Monday, Oct. 9 in Kansas City and will be available to the media Sunday and after shooting the episode with the Mavericks Monday morning. Any media requests for On The Bench Crew can be submitted to Kansas City Mavericks Director of Communications Brandon Weiss at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mavericks will hold their annual Black-Orange intrasquad game, free and open to the public, on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 6 p.m. Doors will open for season ticket holders at 4 p.m.
Kansas City opens its season on the road at Tulsa on Friday, Oct. 13 at 7:05 p.m. and will open its home schedule on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 7:05 p.m. against Wichita. Season tickets, mini packs and single-game tickets remain on sale.
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